Oil & Gas

Though oil and gas companies have been slower than some other industries to embrace digitalization, they are beginning to see the impact that data analytics can have, according to an industry survey.
In a ‘hot cutover’ DCS upgrade for two fluid catalytic cracking units in Whiting, Ind., Emerson Process Management will help improve safety and reliability while avoiding downtime.
Detailing a digital pilot program with BP and a software partnership with subsurface expert Paradigm, GE is proving out the software proposition of its oil and gas business.
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In its latest move, ExxonMobil has signed on Lockheed Martin as system integrator for a next-generation automation system for refining and chemical facilities.
Whether drilling further out or maintaining a sprawling set of wells, exploration companies are realizing they need a more central plan of control. Remote operations are not only more feasible, but vital.
Siemens is offering a new service for the calibration of measuring devices in process instrumentation in order to increase the reliability, availability and lifespan of field devices.
Emerson Process Management will support the Tahrir Petrochemicals Project—a huge operation that’s expected to boost Egypt’s exports by 25 percent—with automation and reliability programs.
Ingenu and WellAware are expanding their collaborative Machine Network to cover more of Texas, including remote oilfields where communications are less than ideal.
Molex's SST Communication Modules SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL, SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL-CC and SST-PB3S-CLXT-RLL for Rockwell ControlLogix streamline and optimize the performance of automation equipment on a PROFIBUS DP-V0 network in standard, harsh and corrosive industrial environments.
The purchase of Elster will add products to Honeywell Process Solutions in midstream and upstream gas applications, and to the Environmental & Energy Solutions business.
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